set upright

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  • Montanelli sat like some stone image, or like a dead man set upright. Cited from The Gadfly, by E. L. Voynich
  • Near it are several structures formed of four stones, three being set upright, and the fourth forming the roof. Cited from The Hawaiian Archipelago, Isabella L.Bird
  • This has one large barb and is set upright in the middle of the center frame. Cited from The Lobster Fishery of Maine, by John N. Cobb
  • She thought they looked very much like exceedingly pointed slippers set upright upon their toes. Cited from Dreamland, by Julie M. Lippmann
  • Poles were set upright at each end of the line, and another was placed midway between these two.
  • But you know I said just now that some leaves were not flat, but set upright, edgeways. Cited from Proserpina, Volume 1, by John Ruskin
  • It was built of the trunks of trees set upright in the ground. Cited from The Beginner's American History, by D. H. Montgomery
  • The parrot's cage was set upright again, no damage having been done. Cited from The Curlytops and Their Pets, by Howard R. Garis
  • During the day the vase is set upright, and at night is laid down to allow the child to sleep. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • The plate is set upright with the help of a stand and usually located next to the computer screen for convenient access.
  • Four bamboos filled with water are set upright near by. Cited from Through Central Borneo, by Carl Lumholtz
  • At each end a forked branch had been set upright in the ground, with a green limb laid between them. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol, by Howard Payson
  • They are bound, and have fallen: but we are risen, and are set upright. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Psalms Book 21
  • The front sandstone wall was set upright, and all the walls strengthened against collapse.
  • The bricks above the second story are set upright at an angle.
  • Affixed to the top of a pole set upright in a boat, these sails gave early ships range.
  • On its northern side were two unusual sacrificial sites with a sword set upright in the ground and a human skull.
  • The Druids carried in with them a small portable tree which they proceeded to set upright. Cited from Not George Washington, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Boards set upright or on edge are likely to be distorted soon. Cited from Handwork in Wood, by William Noyes
  • The walls consist of thin slabs of stone set upright and roughly plastered where they meet. Cited from The Cliff Ruins of Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, by Cosmos Mindeleff
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